The Certified Foot Reflexology course is a hands-on practical training program in Foot Reflexology using the Reflexology Association of Canada’s manual.
In order to become a Reflexology Association of Canada (R.A.C.) Certified Foot Reflexology Therapist you must complete both the Core Reflexology Training Course (pre-requisite) and the Foot Reflexology Certification Course (practical course + exam). Upon completion of both these courses you will receive Professional Certification as a reflexologist. To receive your RCRT designation you must pass both courses and a separate R.A.C. RCRT board examination (see note below).
Click here to learn more about the Reflexology Association of Canada.
Please Note: The Reflexology Association of Canada is in the middle of a transition:
Starting January 1st, 2019, all prospective professional members will need to pass theoretical and practical RCRT board examination to receive the designation of a Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist and to become a Professional Member of the Reflexology Association of Canada.
CERTIFIED FOOT REFLEXOLOGY COURSE INFORMATION
- You must be 18 years of age or older and/or completion of Grade 12
- The Core Reflexology Training Course is a mandatory pre-requisite for the Foot Reflexology Certification Course
The purpose of this training course is outlined in the following objectives:
- To better understand the the fundamental principles of reflexology
- To gain a practical understanding and hands-on experience of how the body systems function under the heading of anatomy and physiology/patho-physiology
- To learn how to stimulate the areas of various reflexes on the foot (using the foot charts / body maps)
- To achieve a high national and international standard of practicing reflexology
- To become nationally certified as a Reflexologist with the Reflexology Association of Canada
- Learn proper foot reflexology therapy treatment sequences
- Learn how to simulate reflexes for a safe, effective therapeutic treatment
- Learn proper therapy ergonomics and hand positions while performing treatments
- Learn how to properly complete a client intake form and case study
- Complete a minimum of 50 practical Case Studies
- Review theoretical and practical course content in order to complete the written exam
The Certified Foot Reflexology course includes a review of the theoretical components of the Core Reflexology Course, but expands this knowledge to include a practical hands-on training and understanding of reflexology foot treatment sequences (This is where we start to touch the feet!)
Training will include:
- R.A.C approved reflexology methods
- Relaxation techniques
- Standards of practice (developing treatment plans, session documentation, assessment, charting & evaluation)
- Method, pacing, technique and finishing
- Treatment sequences
- Proper ergonomics and hand positions for therapists
- 20 classroom hours
- *Practicum of 50 case studies (100 hrs+)
- Written Exam
- **Mandatory Review – 3 classroom hours
- Complete a 1.5-hour Practical Exam within 1 year from the last day of the class
- Receive a Foot Reflexology treatment by a R.A.C Certified Therapist, RCRT (Please keep a copy of the receipt or provide a confirmation letter including their RCRT membership number)
Please note: To receive R.A.C certification you must take all components of the Foot Reflexology training course from a LCRT (Licensed Canadian Reflexology Teacher)
*Foot Reflexology Practicum – The purpose of the Practicum is to develop treatment plans consisting of Health Records, session documentation, assessment documentation and progressive charting and evaluation for each practice client. The student must provide the examiner of the practical exam at least 50 sessions for examination and evaluation. The practicum should include a minimum of 6 clients. There shall be a minimum of 3 sessions for each client. These must be started after the last day of the class and the student shall have 1 year from the last day of the class to complete these.
**Mandatory Review – The Mandatory Review must be completed before you can take the practical exam. A 3-hour mandatory review is required after completing 25 out of your 50 case studies. At this time we will go over any questions you have, review all recordings of your case studies, and repeat a full treatment. The Mandatory Review must be completed no later than 6 months from the last day of class. The date for this will be set on the last day of the course. Each student must come prepared to present a minimum of 3 case studies with a minimum of 20 recorded sessions. For those students who are unable to attend, there may be the option to attend via teleconference. When a student has completed the evaluation and 25 cases have been completed, they will be allowed to charge a maximum of $20.00 for the each of the remaining 25 case studies. In order to ensure protection for R.A.C. and the clients, student liability insurance is available to purchase.
Additional Fees – If you want to receive the RCRT designation and to join the Reflexology Association of Canada (Prices below subject to change)
- Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist (RCRT) Registration application = $25.00 (apply directly to R.A.C after completion of course)
- R.A.C. Board Exam for RCRT designation = $150.00
- Reflexology Association Membership = $ Depending on type of membership – please go to R.A.C. website for more information (apply directly to R.A.C)
- Liability Insurance is required to become a Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist (RCRT). Options will be discussed in class.
Award of RAC National Certificate
Upon completion of the program, and payment of your membership fees, you will be awarded along with a fully embossed certificate with member registration number and a transcript of all marks showing that you successfully completed all course work and examinations at a national level. A membership card will accompany it as well. This course fully qualifies you to practice this profession professionally as a highly trained and skilled RAC Reflexology Therapist.
Advanced professional training in the Association is available.
To become a Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist, (RCRT) which is required by insurance companies, please click here: RCRT Continuing Education Program
Please contact me if you have any questions. I know I had a lot of questions at the start of my course so please don’t hesitate to contact me by email, phone or text to arrange a phone consultation.
Michele Mork, RCRT & LCRT (Licensed Canadian Reflexology Teacher)